• 26th Annual Communicator Awards Winners Announced

    May 22, 2020 at 11:19 AM (PT)
  • communicatorawards2020.gif Winners

    Winners of the ACADEMY OF INTERACTIVE & VISUAL ARTS' 26th Annual Communicator Award of Excellence have been announced, with this year's honors including three new categories, Branded Entertainment, Podcast Series and Social Campaign.

    Audio winners included:

    • On-Air Talent: ANDY DANISH, "BLOODLINES 2" "Born a Crime" teaser trailer voiceover
    • Production, On Air Talent, Editing, Writing, Beyond Definition: BANG ZOOM! STUDIOS, "THE STRANGE THING ABOUT...."   
    • Commercial Campaign: TRANSURBAN, "Drive Happy" 395 Express Lanes Launch Campaign   
    • Program: CTNY, Wineskins
    • Commercial Campaign: KATE DELANEY/DELANEY MEDIA GROUP, "Her Story"
    • Commercial: ENTERCOM, "North Pole Flyer"
    • Program: EVERY NOW AND THEN THEATRE, "NIKOLA TESLA: MYSTERIOUS GENIUS"
    • Writing: ICMA-RC, "We're ICMA-RC"
    • Promotion: MADAVEGROUP, LAKELAND AUTO AND MARINE," Previously (On Hold Marketing)"
    • Commercial: MENSCH KREATIVAGENTUR GMBH & CO. KG, ICPCN (INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S PALLIATIVE CARE NETWORK)    , "Love is"
    • Original Music: SONIXPHERE, ABBOTT "Harmony"
    • Commercial Campaign: SPLASH OMNIMEDIA, DEPENDABLE SERVICE, "Life Ain't Easy"
    • Commercial: TARGET RIVER, BIGGS HARLEY DAVIDSON Commercial
    • Jingle: TRI-STATE GENERATION & TRANSMISSION ASSOCIATION, INC., MOUNTAIN PARKS ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION, "Electric Bus" radio ad
    • Commercial: WAX CUSTOM COMMUNICATIONS, CHRISTIANACARE, W&C Radio Spot -- 2
    • WEFRA LIFE
    • Commercial: VITA ASSISTENZHUNDE E.V. (VITA Guide Dogs), Radio Commercial


    Podcast winners included:

    • Individual Episodes-Other: ACTIVE VOICE COMMUNICATIONS, KIDDOS IN THE KITCHEN   
    • Series-Documentary,  Individual Episodes-Documentary: AND THEN EVERYTHING CHANGED
    • Host: CALIFORNIA GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES (CAL OES)    "All Hazards: TIM WALTON Documents Disasters While Looking Through a Viewfinder, a Unique Perspective"    and "BUTTE COUNTY Sheriff KORY HONEA Talks Candidly About the Camp Fire"   
    • Series-Government: CITY OF DOUGLASVILLE, "DOUGLASVILLE IMPACT: COMMUNITY PODCAST"
    • Series-Educational: CORNELL UNIVERSITY Alumni Affairs & Development, "FRESH FROM THE HILL: INSIDE STORIES OF NOTEWORTHY CORNELLIANS"   
    • Individual Episodes-Documentary: "DARKNET DIARIES -- PROJECT RAVEN"
    • Individual Episodes-Technology: DELL TECHNOLOGIES, "AI: Hype vs. Reality"
    • Individual Episodes-Educational Institution: DRAGON DIGITAL RADIO, "JUSTIN BROWN PART 2"
    • Series-Documentary, Series-Sports: ESPN FILMS, "30 FOR 30 PODCASTS: Season 6"
    • Host: FIDELITY INTERNATIONAL, "RICH PICKINGS: FIDELITY'S ASSET ALLOCATION PODCAST"   
    • Series-Professional Services: FINIEN, "HITTING THE MARK"
    • Series-Corporate Communications: GENEX SERVICES, "INSIDE WORKERS' COMP"
    • Series-Government: GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF EARLY CARE AND LEARNING, "DECAL DOWNLOAD"   
    • Individual Episodes-Lifestyle: LEAGUE OF HUSTLERS, "THE FASTEST WAY TO SUCCESS"
    • Series-Entertainment, Series-Educational: LEAP GROUP, "POPS' COUTURE PODCAST"
    • Individual Episodes-Technology, Special Episode: LEAP GROUP, "ADS, LIES & VIDEOTAPE"    Branded-Series: MAARK, "AGENCY ON RECORD: UNINHIBITED CONVERSATIONS ON CREATIVITY AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE COMMERCIAL WORLD"
    • Series-Educational: MIND & MEDIA REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE SECTOR ACCELERATOR, "DESIGNERS OF PARADISE"
    • Host, Individual Episodes-Other: MOMS DON'T HAVE TIME TO READ BOOKS, "MITCH ALBOM, FINDING CHIKA"
    • Series-Corporate Communications: MORGAN STANLEY, "MORGAN STANLEY ACCESS AND OPPORTUNITY WITH CARLA HARRIS"
    • Branded-Series: MORGAN STANLEY, "MORGAN STANLEY THOUGHTS ON THE MARKET PODCAST"
    • Host: MY DOVE PRODUCTIONS, LLC, "THE STORY BEHIND HER SUCCESS WITH CANDY O'TERRY," "NANCY FRATES: America's Ice Bucket Mom
    • Series-Educational: OMEGA INSTITUTE FOR HOLISTIC STUDIES, "DROPPING IN"
    • Individual Episodes-Documentary: ON CUE CHRIS COSTELLO, "Spy Pilot - FRANCIS GARY POWERS Jr.    "
    • Series-Government: PENN STATE MCCOURTNEY INSTITUTE FOR DEMOCRACY, DEMOCRACY WORKS
    • Series-Corporate Communications: R.CLEMENT.CREATIVE, INC., "CREATING IT FUTURES    TECHNOLOGIST TALK"
    • Branded-Episode, Series-Entertainment: RADIO WILDER, "RADIOWILDER.COM ROCK & ROLL WEEKLY PODCAST"
    • Music: RI FREE RADIO, "TONY JONES SHOW"
    • Individual Episodes-Corporate Communications: SCHOLASTIC, "IT TAKES GUTS: RAINA TELGEMEIER AND ELI LEBOWITZ"
    • Individual Episodes-Arts & Culture: SCHOLASTIC, "READ WITH PRIDE"
    • Series-Documentary: SHIFT FILMS, "LOST BOYS OF HANNIBAL"
    • Branded-Series, Individual Episodes-Professional Services, Series-Corporate Communications: SOUTHERN COMPANY SOPOD NETWORK
    • Host: STUDIO 3
    • Series-Corporate Communications: VISIX, INC., "DIGITAL SIGNAGE DONE RIGHT"
    • Individual Episodes-Entertainment: WMUL, "CLASSROOM CONCERTS," "College Radio Day Special: COOPER HENDERSON"
    • Series-Entertainment, Individual Episodes-Entertainment, Individual Episodes-Sports: WWE, "AFTER THE BELL WITH COREY GRAVES"
    • Series-Entertainment, Individual Episodes-Sports, Individual Episodes-Entertainment: WWE, "THE NEW DAY: FEEL THE POWER"